This report explores how the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), fringe media and pro-CCP online actors seek to shape and influence international perceptions of the Chinese Government’s human rights abuses in Xinjiang, including through the amplification of disinformation.
Social media poses unique challenges to society and government. This paper examines some potential social media regulation scenarios and the issues that need to be considered in Australia.
During 2020, the GovLab interviewed leaders of 50 Facebook groups and 26 global academic and industry experts for this study of the governance and leadership of Facebook groups. This report outlines some of the findings.
This survey of 1,000 consumers conducted from March – April 2020 confirms that Australians expect more from industry and government when it comes to protecting them from risks posed by the collection, sharing and use of their personal information.
This factsheet presents findings from a quantitative study looking at adults’ experiences of sending and sharing potentially harmful digital communications in New Zealand.
This research provides a glimpse into the digital lives of Australian teenagers, how they deal with negative online experiences, the types of information they need to stay safe online and the information sources that they trust. It also looks at the types of positive online...
This interim report examines the digital display advertising supply chain in Australia, which enables the near instantaneous delivery of $3.4 billion of digital display advertising opportunities on news, entertainment and other websites and apps each year.
This report sets forth a series of functional steps to enable citizens, governments and platforms to deal with the matter of harmful speech in a free and democratic, rights-based society like Canada.
In this report, the authors investigate fake news landscapes around the world and analyses a range of measures adopted by governments to combat disinformation.
This framework document seeks to inform decision-makers on how best to re-use data to solve public problems, such as tackling COVID-19. This framework seeks to inform if, when and how the re-use of personal data can be aligned with people’s expectations and societal values.